Barca draw at Osasuna opens up league

Barcelona allowed their first two points to slip away in a goalless draw in Pamplona. The Catalans monopolized the ball at all times but the Reds, with order and effort, never looked like losing. Messi’s entry in the final minutes of the clash was not enough for the Catalans, who failed to take advantage of the accumulated fatigue from the local side. Martino’s men lacked ideas to create danger in the closing stages of the match. Match report

5 straight wins for Barcelona

Gerardo Martino’s Barcelona is still undergoing a process of evaluation – not only by the fans, but by the whole team itself. Up till now FC Barcelona has met with the requirements of goals. A hat-trick from Pedro and another from Cesc Fabregas paved the way to a Barca victory against a seasoned Rayo Vallecano who managed to come away with a far more significant prize than Barca’s 4 nil win: they managed to enjoy more ball possession than the Catalan giants. Read the match report

Barca back in form against Real Betis

It was a great match at the Camp Nou last night and Barca had to come from behind then from a 2-2 to finally beat the Andulusian side by 4 goals to 2. Pepe Mel’s team put on a terrific display and Rubén Pérez scored an absolute blinder to put Betis in front. The Catalans can win the league this week if Real Madrid fail to beat Malaga. More about Barca vs Betis

Cesc Fabregas provides get out of jail card

Cesc Fabregas provided the get out of jail card that Barca needed to beat a stubborn Levante. It was a game with incidents where the ref failed to see a handball from levante and also disallowed a Levante goal for offside when it was clearly onside. it was a disappointing game for Barca with no leo Messi looking ahead to Tuesday’s game in Munich. More about Barca vs Levante

Messi scores and Barca draws in Balaídos

Barcelona gave away two valuable points on Saturday night at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo. The match ended in a 2-2 draw with Tello getting Barca’s first and Messi knocking in the second in which is his 19th consecutive match finding the back of the net. The sky blue shirts of Celta played well and scored two goals to equalise the match via Insa and their captain, Oubiña.

Villa adds the fifth as Barca premieres in style

Barca premiered last night against Real Sociedad and showed the world they have not been sleeping on their laurels. With goals from Puyol, a brace from Messi and finally from Pedro and David Villa , this tally of goals ensued a great start to the season for Barca.

Humillación histórica

De golpe se han callado todas las voces que apuntaban a las decisiones arbitrales los éxitos del Barça. Los que hablaban de cansancio y de pañales. Se ha impuesto la lógica en el fútbol. Un equipo que juega como los ángeles le ha dado un repaso futbolístico al equipo de la épica. “Es un día […]

“4… 1… campeones”

Y el todopoderoso Barça no pasó del empate a dos en Valencia. No fue el mejor partido del conjunto y en tres minutos de despiste el Valencia marcó dos goles. Pero es difícil hacer lecturas negativas del encuentro. Primero, un Barça que no hace su mejor juego y que se despista recibiendo dos goles no […]